Clean stalls to remove all soiled bedding to prevent moisture and fumes from building up and to cut down on potential parasite problems.
Stalls should be thoroughly cleaned every day, with additional manure and wet spots picked up as frequently as possible.
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Clean stalls is an essential skill of the following occupations:
Equine worker: Equine workers provide caring activities for horses and ponies.
Groom: Grooms provide practical daily horse care to ensure the horses health, welfare and safety.
They take part in exercising horses, cleaning and maintaining the stables, buildings and territory.
Clean stalls is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Horse trainer: Horse trainers train animals and/or riders for general and specific purposes, including assistance, security, leisure, competition, transportation, obedience and routine handling, entertainment and education, in accordance with national legislation.
Equine yard manager: Equine yard managers are responsible for the day to day running of the yard including managing staff, care of the horses, all aspects of health and safety and dealing with clients and owners.
Animal trainer: Animal trainers train animals and/or animal handlers for general and specific purposes, including assistance, security, leisure, competition, transportation, obedience and routine handling, entertainment and education, in accordance with national legislation.
- Clean stalls – ESCO